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Programme Specifications

Programme Specification

MSc Management (Professional) Higher Education Administration (Sept 04- Aug 07)

Academic Year: 2013/14

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Summary
  • Aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Structure
  • Progression & weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department School of Business and Economics
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc/ PGDip / PGCert
Programme title Management (Professional)Higher Education Administration
Programme code BSPT66
Length of programme The programme is normally offered on a part-time basis. The minimum period of study for the award of MSc is thirty calendar months. The minimum period of study for the award of Postgraduate Diploma is eighteen calendar months.
UCAS code
Admissions criteria

Entrance Requirements to the Postgraduate Diploma are: 

Either

i)          possession of a degree or equivalent.

Or

ii)             possession of at least three years’ administrative/managerial experience, and normally with employment in an appropriate administrative position, as determined by the Programme Director.

Or

iii)         possession of the Loughborough University Postgraduate Certificate in Management.

 

Candidates who were awarded the Loughborough University Professional Diploma in Management prior to 2001 may count 100 credits towards the award of an MSc.

Candidates who were awarded the Loughborough University Professional Diploma in Management after 2001 may count 120 credits towards the award of an MSc.

Candidates who have been awarded the Association of University Administrators Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice awarded by the Open University may count 25 credits towards the LoughboroughUniversity Postgraduate Diploma in Management at the discretion of the Programme Director.

Date at which the programme specification was published Fri, 05 Jul 2013 16:32:14 BST

1. Programme Aims

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:
b. Subject-specific practical skills:
c. Key transferable skills:

4. Programme structure

4.1 Compulsory Subjects (total modular weight 120)

                                                                                                                      Module Weight

BSP851

Foundations of Management Learning and

Leadership 2

10

BSP856

Financial Management 2

20

BSP861

Planning and Operations 2

20

BSP866

Human Resource Management 2

15

BSP871

Information Management 2

20

BSP876

Leading Administrative Issues:   Higher Education Environment 2

20

BSP877

Personnel Management 2: Policy and Procedural Issues

15

 

4.2 MSc Subjects

BSP763

Masters Project

60

   by Partial Distance Learning (>50%)

 

4.3 The choice of optional subjects will be made from those available.  Information on the  up-to-date position is available form the School of Business and Economics.

4.4  For full details of the specific assessment requirements for each module see the Module Specification.

 

 

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

5.1 In order to be eligible for an award, candidates must not only satisfy the requirements of Regulation XXI but also:

5.1.1 To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Certificate, candidates must have accumulated at least 60 credits from the modules listed in 4.1.

5.1.2 To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma, candidates have accumulated at least 100 credits and achieved module marks of not less than 40% in further modules with a total module weight of 20 from the modules listed in 4.1.

5.1.3 To be eligible for the award of MSc in Management (Professional) candidates must have satisified all the requirements outlined in 5.1.2 and in addition must have achieved 60 credits from the modules listed in 4.2.

Candidates who were awarded the Loughborough University Professional Diploma in Management prior to 2001 must have achieved 20 credits or from the available Business School postgraduate modules.  In addition candidates must have achieved 60 credits from the modules listed in 4.2.

 

5.2 Candidates who have the right of re-assessment in a module may choose to be re-assessed in the University’s special assessment period.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the Purposes of Final Degree Classification

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